This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed terms and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Germanic edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *melh₂- (to grind, crush)[1]

Noun edit

*muldō f

  1. mould
  2. soil, dirt

Inflection edit

ō-stemDeclension of *muldō (ō-stem)
singular plural
nominative *muldō *muldôz
vocative *muldō *muldôz
accusative *muldǭ *muldōz
genitive *muldōz *muldǫ̂
dative *muldōi *muldōmaz
instrumental *muldō *muldōmiz

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

References edit

  1. ^ van der Sijs, Nicoline, editor (2010), “moude”, in Etymologiebank, Meertens Institute